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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220308
Last updated: 27 November 2019
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Date:13-APR-1950
Time:day
Type:Gloster Meteor F.Mk 4
Owner/operator:245 (Northern Rhodesia) Squadron Royal Air Force (245 (Northern Rhodesia) Sqn RAF)
Registration: VZ410
C/n / msn: G5/319
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wolsey House Farm, Yoxford, Saxmundham, Suffolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Stradishall, Suffolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Gloster Meteor F.Mk.4 VZ410, 245 Squadron, RAF; Written off (destroyed) 13 April 1950 when spun out of cloud, and dived to earth at 400 mph at Wolsey House Farm, Farm, Yoxford, Saxmundham, Suffolk. Pilot killed

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft SA100-VZ999 (James J Halley, Air Britain)
2. The Indian Express 16 April 1950, p 5
3. http://www.ukserials.com/results.php?serial=VZ
4. Crash site: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1200619
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._245_Squadron_RAF#Postwar


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Dec-2018 19:07 TB Added
03-Feb-2019 13:32 BC Updated [Location]
19-Oct-2019 20:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Oct-2019 21:57 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]
27-Nov-2019 10:48 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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